1798 Ad Codfish Flour Rice Tobacco Fish Herring Goods Produce Thomas C YJR1

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This is an original 1798 black and white print ad for codfish, flour, rice, beef, mackerel, herring, tobacco and other goods from London by Thomas C. Amory in Boston, Massachusetts.

CONDITION

This 214+ year old Item is rated Fine +++. Heavy aging throughout. No creases. There is acid staining in this image. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 1.75 inches; 7 x 4 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Period Paper is really excited to offer a collection from 1798, by far one of our oldest collections yet. Coming all the way from Boston, Massachusetts, these small yet powerful pieces of history reflect the maritime lifestyle of the city in its early days, and provide a fascinating glimpse into a facet of the American past.

Keywords specific to this image: Antique Advertising, Historic, Rum, Coffee, Port Au Prince, Havannah, Sugar, Brandy, Salt, Plaister of Paris, Check, Linens

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